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HUDSON RIVER (TROY TO WATERFORD)
mileshoreHERITAGE SITEDOCK/BIKE PATH
145.13eastCrailo State Historic Site
phone: (518) 463-8738

Museum of the Colonial Dutch in the Hudson Valley.
Albany Yacht Club
0.25 miles to heritage site

 
145.88westUSS Slater Museum Ship
phone: (518) 431-1943

The last WWII destroyer escort afloat in America.
Jennings Landing
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On Mohawk-Hudson Trail.
145.88westAlbany Heritage Area Visitors Center
phone: (518) 434-0405

Museum of the 400-year-old City of Albany, Capital of New York State.
Jennings Landing
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 miles from Mohawk-Hudson Bike Trail.
152.90eastHart-Cluett House
phone: (518) 272-7232

White marble late Federal 1827 townhouse.
Downtown Troy Marina
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.9 miles from Mohawk-Hudson Bike Trail.
152.90eastTroy Savings Bank Music Hall
phone: (518) 273-0038

1875 concert hall still in use.
Downtown Troy Marina
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.9 miles from Mohawk-Hudson Bike Trail.

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Champlain Canal
mileshoreHERITAGE SITEDOCK/BIKE PATH
7.37westMechanicville Hydroelectric Plant
phone: (518) 664-4961

Oldest (1897) continuously operating hydroplant in the US alongside one of the few still operating Barge Canal hydroplants.
Lock C2 upper approach wall
100 feet to heritage site

 
25.00westSchuyler House
phone: (518) 664-9821

Historic country home of Revolutionary War General Philip Schuyler.
Schuyler Yacht Basin
0.5 miles to heritage site

 
26.26westSchuylerville Junction Lock
phone: (518) 695-3919

Old junction lock (4' lift) connecting Enlarged-era Canal to Barge Canal (1916).
Hudson Crossing Park dock
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On a 1-mile bike path into town along the old canal alignment.
26.26westBarge Canal Hydroelectic Plant
phone: (518) 695-3919

Original hydroelectric plant (1916) still in operation.
Hudson Crossing Park dock
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On a 1-mile bike path into town along the old canal alignment.
30.08eastOld Champlain Lock #13: Ft Miller
phone: (518) 695-3751

Old Enlarged-era canal lock (9.5' lift)
Lock C6 upper wall
500 feet to heritage site

 
36.93westRogers Island Visitor Center
phone: (518) 747-3693

Pre-revolution British garrison.
Ft. Edward Yacht Basin (1 mi. W)
0.5 miles to heritage site

 
36.93westOld Champlain Lock #15: Brewery

Old Enlarged-era (1862) canal lock (8' lift).
Ft. Edward Yacht Basin (1 mi. W)
0.4 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.2 miles from Canalway Trail
37.40westFt Edward Junction Lock & Aqueduct

Old junction lock (1916) connecting Enlarged-era Canal to Barge Canal; also an aquaduct (1869) over a stream.
Ft. Edward Docks
0.2 miles to heritage site

 
37.40westOld Fort House Museum
phone: (518) 747-9600

A five building complex of local artifacts including a "Toll Keepers" house from 1840.
Ft. Edward Docks
300 feet to heritage site

 
40.83westGlens Falls Feeder Canal
phone: (518) 792-5363

Previously navigable canal that currently waters the Champlain Canal summit.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

Bike path: Along Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail.
49.38westOld Champlain Lock #16 & #17: Ft. Ann

Old Enlarged-era canal locks (8.4' & 8.2' lifts).
Village of Ft Ann docks
500 feet to heritage site

 
49.38westOld Champlain Lock #18: Ft. Ann

Old Enlarged-era Canal lock (7.2' lift)
Village of Ft Ann docks
0.25 miles to heritage site

 
52.58eastOld Champlain Lock #19: Parish

Old Enlarged-era (1862) canal lock (2' lift)
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 
60.50westSkenesborough Museum
phone: (518) 499-0716

Museum about Whitehall, birthplace of the US Navy.
Whitehall Harbor
50 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Whitehall Promenade
60.50eastSkene Manor
phone: (518) 499-1906

Victorian gothic historic mansion (1872).
Whitehall Harbor
0.5 miles to heritage site

 

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Erie Canal
mileshoreHERITAGE SITEDOCK/BIKE PATH
0.73northErie Canalway Visitor Center
phone: (518) 237-7000 x206

Orients visitors to Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.
Waterford Harbor Visitor Center
0.3 miles to heritage site

Bike path: Along Deleware Avenue Trail.
0.73northOld Champlain Canal Lock #5

Old Enlarged-era (1862) Champlain Canal Lock #5 (14.2' lift)
Waterford Harbor Visitor Center
0.9 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On Champlain Canalway Trail.
0.73northOld Champlain Canal Weighlock

Enlarged-era Champlain Canal weighlock.
Waterford Harbor Visitor Center
0.4 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On Champlain Canalway Trail.
0.73bothOld Champlain Canal & Sidecut Locks #1, #2 & #3
phone: (518) 233-9123

Enlarged-era Champlain Canal alignment and sidecut locks (10.8', 10.8', and 11.5' lifts).
Waterford Harbor Visitor Center
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On Champlain Canalway Trail.
0.73southOld Champlain Canal Lock #4

Old Enlarged-era (1862) Champlain Canal Lock #4
Waterford Harbor Visitor Center
1 mile to heritage site

Bike path: On Champlain Canalway Trail.
0.73southWaterford Historical Museum

Museum about Waterford and the Erie & Champlain Canals
Waterford Harbor Visitor Center
1 mile to heritage site

Bike path: On Champlain Canalway Trail.
4.48bothCrescent Aquaduct (Lower Mohawk River Aquaduct)

Ruins of original (1825) aquaduct over Mohawk River
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 
11.02southOld Niskayuna Train Station
phone: (518) 386-4526

1834 train station that now serves an an art exhibit space.
Niskayuna Lions Park launch (shallow)
150 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
17.24northOld Erie Canal Locks #21 & #22: Lower & Upper Aquaduct

Old Enlarged-era (1842) canal locks.
Schenectady Yacht Club
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.1 mile from Erie Canalway Trail.
17.24bothRexford Aquaduct (Upper Mohawk River Aquaduct)

Ruins of Enlarged-era (1842) aquaduct over Mohawk River.
Schenectady Yacht Club/Site visible from waterway.
150 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 0.1 mile from Canalway Trail.
21.27northScotia Cinema
phone: (518) 346-5055

1929 historic movie theater.
Scotia Village Docks
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.8 mile from Canalway Trail.
24.04southOld Erie Canal Lock #23 Alexander's
phone: (518) 346-4631

Old Enlarged-era (1842) canal lock (7.9' lift) and rebuilt lockmaster's shed.
Lock E8 upper approach wall
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
26.18southVanSlyke/Plotter Kill Aquaduct

Enlarged-era aquaduct (1842).
Kiwanis Park boat ramp dock
0.1 miles to heritage site

Bike path: Canalway Trail crosses over.
26.77southCulvert 31

Enlarged-era culvert (1842) that allowed a creek to pass under the canal.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

Bike path: Canalway Trail crosses over.
39.40northGuy Park Manor

Revolutionary War-era house built by loyalist Sir William Johnson for his daughter and son-in-law Guy Johnson.
Lock E-11 upper wall
500 feet to heritage site

 
40.84southOld Erie Canal Lock #28 Yankee Hill
phone: (518) 829-7516

Old Enlarged-era (1841) canal lock (7.7' lift) and Putman's Grocery Store (1855).
dedicated dock
200 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
43.52northSchoharie Crossing State Historic Site
phone: (518) 829-7516

Clinton's Ditch, Enlarged, and Barge Canal-era locks & canals.
Lock E12 upper wall
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
43.85southSchoharie Crossing Aquaduct
phone: (518) 829-7516

Enlarged-era (1840) aquaduct over the Schoharie Creek.
Schoharie Crossing Boat Ramp dock
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.4 miles from Canalway Trail.
53.19southLock E-13 Living History Rest Area

Barge Canal and Mohawk Valley interpretive center.
Lock E13 upper approach wall
100 feet to heritage site

 
60.55southThe Arkell Museum
phone: (518) 673-2314

Art museum created in 1927. Permanent and rotating exhibits.
Canajoharie Riverfront Park
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.2 miles from Canalway Trail.
64.30southFort Plain Museum
phone: (518) 774-5669

American Revolutionary War museum.
Lock E15 upper wall
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 miles from Canalway Trail.
66.31southOld Erie Canal Lock #33: Crouse

Old Enlarged-era (1840) canal lock (6' lift).
dedicated dock
150 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 0.4 miles from Canalway Trail.
71.35southOld Erie Canal Lock #34: Mindenville

Old Enlarged-era canal lock (8.2' lift), south wall. Part of currently operating Barge Canal.
integral to the site
0 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
77.24southHerkimer Home State Historic Site
phone: (315) 823-0398

Historic home of Revolutionary War General Nicholas Herkimer.
dedicated dock
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
78.83southOld Erie Canal Lock #36: Little Falls

Old Enlarged-era canal lock (10' lift). In the vicinity of currently operating Barge Canal lock 17 (40.5' lift), and original Clinton's ditch lock #42 (8' lift) which has very few remains.
Lock 17 lower approach wall.
100' to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
79.57southOld Erie Canal Lock #38: Little Falls

Old Enlarged-era canal lock (9.3' lift), north wall. Part of currently operating Barge Canal.
Benton's Landing
250' to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 miles from Canalway Trail.
79.62northWestern Inland Lock & Navigation Company Guard Lock/Little Falls Aqueduct

Western Inland Lock Navigation Co. (pre-Clinton's Ditch-era) guard lock wall and Clinton's Ditch-era lateral aqueduct ruins.
Benton's Landing
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.6 miles from Erie Canalway Trail.
79.76southOld Erie Canal Lock #39: Little Falls

Old Enlarged-era canal lock (10' lift), south wall. Part of currently operating Barge Canal.
Little Falls Canals Harbor
0.3 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
85.14southFort Herkimer Church

1753 limestone church built by Palatine settlers.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
85.15southFort Herkimer Waste Weir

Enlarged-era canal waste weir.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
114.97northFort Stanwix
phone: (315) 338-7730

Revolutionary War fort on key trade route that later became the canal route.
Bellamy Harbor Park
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 miles from Erie Canalway Trail.
121.38southNew London Junction Lock

Old junction lock connecting Enlarged-era Canal to Barge Canal. Part of currently operating Barge Canal.
integral to the site
0 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 0.8 miles from Canalway Trail.
129.22northSylvan Beach Amusement Park
phone: (315) 762-5212

Vintage mid-20th century amusement park.
Sylvan Beach Wall
150 feet to heritage site

 
129.57southVerona Beach Lighthouse

Barge Canal-era (1917) lighthouse still in use.
Verona Beach Wall
0.5 miles to heritage site

 
145.90southFrenchman's Island Lighthouse

Barge Canal-era (1918) lighthouse on a Wildlife Management Area island.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 
150.50northOliver Stevens Block House
phone: (315) 676-3042

Fortified house built in 1794 near Old Fort Brewerton.
Brewerton terminal walls
0.13 miles to heritage site

 
150.78northBrewerton Lighthouse

Barge Canal-era (1917) lighthouse still in use.
Brewerton terminal walls
0.35 miles to heritage site

 
156.29southOld Oneida River Improvements Lock - Oak Orchard

Old south lock wall (1840) from Oneida River Improvements conecting Oneida Lake to the Oswego Canal.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 
167.18southOld Oswego Canal Lock #5 - Mud Lock (0.7 mi. S)

Clinton's Ditch-era Oswego Canal Lock.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

Bike path: On Cold Springs Trail.
167.18southSalt Museum (3 mi. S)
phone: (315) 453-6715

Discover the industry that created the City of Syracuse and supplied the entire nation with salt!
Salt Museum Docks (shallow) or Onondaga Lake Marina
500 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Onondaga Lake Trail.
167.18southSkä•noñh Center (3 mi. S)
phone: (315) 453-6767

A Haudenosaunee Heritage Center.
Salt Museum Docks (shallow) or Onondaga Lake Marina
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 miles from Onondaga Lake Trail.
172.42southThe Museum at the Shacksboro Schoolhouse
phone: (315) 638-2452

Museum of Greater Baldwinsville.
Baldwinsville Terminal
0.4 to heritage site

 
200.82bothRichmond Aqueduct
phone: (315) 776-8844

Montezuma Heritage Park with Enlarged Canal-era Aqueduct over Seneca River.
Montezuma Anchorage Paddle Camp
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: N/A - Internal nature trail network
211.26southBrick Church Museum
phone: (315) 923-7150

1833 church with hand hewed beam trusses, local artifacts.
Lauraville Landing
0.5 miles to heritage site

 
220.82northPeppermint Museum
phone: (315) 946-6316

Museum about the Village and Town of Lyons traditional industry; peppermint production.
Village of Lyons docks
0.25 miles to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
220.82northMuseum of Wayne County History
phone: (315) 946-4943

Museum of Wayne County in former jail/Sheriff's residence.
Village of Lyons docks
0.4 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
220.82northOhman Theatre
phone: (315) 946-4604

Restored 1915 theater currently in use.
Village of Lyons docks
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
221.35northLyons Aqueduct

Enlarged Canal-era Aqueduct over Ganargua Creek.
Abby Park boat ramp dock
150' to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
222.46northLyons Drydock

Drydock with historic vessels, including 1929 steam-powered Dipper Dredge #3.
Lock 28A upper wall
500 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
222.46southOld Erie Canal Lock #56: Poorhouse

Old Enlarged-era Erie Canal lock (10.1' lift).
Lock 28A upper wall
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 miles from Canalway Trail.
226.19southOld Erie Canal Lock #59: Lockville
phone: (315) 331-3296

Enlarged Canal-era lock (7.9' lift).
Lock 28B upper wall
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 400' from Erie Canalway Trail.
226.68southHoffman Clock Museum
phone: (585) 586-2942

Museum of the history of timekeeping.
Newark Canal Port
0.3 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
226.68southNewark-Arcadia Museum
phone: (585) 331-6409

Museum of Village of Newark & Town of Arcadia history.
Newark Canal Port
0.3 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
235.03southHistoric Palmyra Museums
phone: (315) 597-6981

A colection of four museums representing life in the historic canal town of Palmyra.
Port of Palmyra
0.3 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 300' from Erie Canalway Trail.
236.04southMud Creek Aqueduct/Aldrich Change Bridge
phone: (315) 597-4691

Enlarged Canal-era Aqueduct over Ganargua Creek and rebuilt change bridge.
Lock 29 upper or lower walls
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: Under/over Erie Canalway Trail.
237.98southOld Erie Canal Lock #60: Lower Macedon

Site of Clinton's Ditch (1821) Lock #71; Remains include Enlarged Canal-era (1841) Lock #60 (10' lift); doubled in 1874; lengthened in 1888.
dedicated dock
100 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 0.35 miles from Erie Canalway Trail.
239.02southOld Erie Canal Lock #61: Upper Macedon
phone: (315) 986-5631

Enlarged Canal-era (1862) lock (6.7' lift).
Lock 30 upper or lower walls
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.2 miles from Canalway Trail.
246.58southFairport Historical Museum
phone: (585) 223-3989

Museum of the Village of Fairport and Town of Perinton.
Fairport Terminal
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.2 miles from Canalway Trail.
250.53southRichardson's Canal House
phone: (585) 248-5000

Historic Tavern (1821) on the canal.
Bushnell's Basin docks
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.1 mile from Canalway Trail.
260.55northRochester Aqueduct

Enlarged Canal-era (1842) aqueduct over the Genesee River.
Corn Hill Landing
0.25 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.15 miles from Genesee Riverway Trail (west).
260.55northThe Strong National Museum of Play
phone: (585) 263-2700

Toy & game museum.
Corn Hill Landing
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.25 miles from Genesee Riverway Trail (east).
271.20southSpencerport Depot
phone: (585) 352-0942

Erie Canal, transportation and communications museum.
dedicated dock
50 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 600' from Erie Canalway Trail.
278.85southEmily L. Knapp Museum

Brockport Local History Museum
Brockport Welcome Center
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 500' from Erie Canalway Trail.
278.85southMorgan-Manning House
phone: (585) 637-3645

Western Monroe County Local History Museum
Brockport Welcome Center
0.3 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
293.06southAlbion Courthouse Square
phone: (585) 589-9176

Central focal point of Albion's historic district.
Albion Canal Port
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.2 miles from Canalway Trail.
301.07bothMedina Culvert

Road culvert under Erie Canal, originally built in 1823.
 
 

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
303.65southMedina Railroad Museum
phone: (585) 352-0942

Railroad & Toy Train Museum.
Medina Canal Basin Park
0.4 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 miles from Canalway Trail.
303.65southMedina Historical Society Museum
phone: (585) 798-3006

Museum of the Village of Medina and Towns of Shelby & Ridgeway.
Medina Canal Basin Park
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
303.65southBent's Opera House
phone: (585) 210-9674

1865 Medina sandstone opera house under resoration.
Medina Canal Basin Park
500 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
320.76northOld Erie Canal Locks #67-71
phone: (716) 434-3140

Enlarged-era flight of five locks with a restored set of lock gates.
Lock 35 docks
300 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
320.76northErie Canal Discovery Center
phone: (716) 434-7433

Erie Canal museum.
Lock 35 docks
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 400' from Erie Canalway Trail.
320.76northLockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride
phone: (716) 438-0174

Tour through abandoned power penstocks.
Lock 35 docks
700 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 500' from Erie Canalway Trail.
320.76northNYS Erie Canal Museum at Locks 34 & 35
phone: (716) 434-3140

Erie Canal museum in former Barge Canal powerhouse.
Lock 35 docks
600 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
320.76northTiffany Windows at 1st Presbytarian Church
phone: (716) 433-5905

Six original Tiffany windows.
Lock 35 docks
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 400' from Erie Canalway Trail.
320.76northHistoric Palace Theater
phone: (716) 438-1130

90-year old proscenium arch style theater still in use.
Lock 35 docks
0.4 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.4 miles from Canalway Trail.
320.76northCol. William Bond/Jesse Hawley House
phone: (716) 434-7433

1824 brick house owned by Erie Canal advocate Jesse Hawley.
Lock 35 docks
0.3 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
327.41southBuffalo Niagara Heritage Village
phone: (716) 689-1440

Restored 19th century buildings relocated together for exhibits, performances and interpretation.
Ship & Shore restaurant docks
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 300' from Erie Canalway Trail.
338.17northHerschell Carrousel Factory Museum
phone: (716) 693-1885

Museum of the unique heritage of the carousel and related industries in the Niagara Region.
Gateway Park Docks
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.8 miles from Canalway Trail.
338.17northRiviera Theater and Performing Arts Center
phone: (716) 692-2413

1926 Italian Renaissance theater still in use.
Gateway Park Docks
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
338.17northNorth Tonawanda History Museum
phone: (716) 213-0554

Museum of the history of North Tonawanda
Gateway Park Docks
0.1 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.2 miles from Canalway Trail.
338.17northRailroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier

Artifacts of railroads of Western New York.
Gateway Park Docks
0.4 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.6 miles from Canalway Trail.
338.20southLong Homestead Museum
phone: (716) 694-7406

History of the Tonawandas museum.
Gateway Park Docks
75 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Erie Canalway Trail.
350.00southCanalside Buffalo
phone: (716) 574-1537

Site of Buffalo Commercial Slip, replica bowstring footbridge.
dedicated docks
200 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Riverfront Trail.

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Oswego Canal
mileshoreHERITAGE SITEDOCK/BIKE PATH
1.99eastBridge House Brats Museum
phone: (315) 695-1308

Museum in an old Barge Canal bridge house.
Village of Phoenix Henley Park docks
150' to heritage site

 
5.40eastOld Oswego Canal Lock #1: Hinmansville

Enlarded-era Oswego Canal lock.
No dock. Site visible from waterway (barely).
 

 
6.39eastOld Oswego Canal Lock #2

Enlarded-era Oswego Canal lock.
No dock. Site visible from waterway (barely).
 

Bike path: Internal hiking/mountain bike trail network
15.57eastOld Oswego Canal Lock: Battle Island

Enlarded-era Oswego Canal lock.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 
17.87eastOld Oswego Canal Lock #12: Minetto

Enlarded-era Oswego Canal lock.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 
19.77eastOld Oswego Canal Lock #14

Enlarded-era Oswego Canal lock (9.6' lift).
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 
22.77eastFort Ontario
phone: (315) 343-4711

War of 1812 fort.
Oswego terminal wall
0.5 miles to heritage site

 
22.77eastRichardson-Bates House Museum
phone: (315) 343-1342

Museum of Oswego County history.
Oswego terminal wall
0.3 miles to heritage site

 
22.77eastSafe Haven
phone: (315) 342-3003

Holocaust refugee shelter museum
Oswego terminal wall
0.5 miles to heritage site

 
22.77eastJohn D Murray Firefighters Museum
phone: (315) 343-0999

Vintage fire trucks and memorabilia.
Oswego terminal wall
0.5 miles to heritage site

 
22.98westH. Lee White Maritime Museum
phone: (315) 342-0480

Maritime museum with historic boats.
Oswego west wall
0.4 miles to heritage site

 
22.98westOswego Railroad Museum
phone: (315) 343-2253

Museum of Oswego County railroad history.
Oswego west wall
0.2 miles to heritage site

 
22.98westOswego 7 Cinemas
phone: (315) 343-6361

1941 Atmospheric and Streamline Moderne motifs movie theater.
Oswego west wall
0.2 miles to heritage site

 
24.11westOswego West Pierhead Lighthouse

Barge Canal-era lighthouse at the entrance to Lake Ontario.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 

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Cayuga Seneca Canal
mileshoreHERITAGE SITEDOCK/BIKE PATH
8.01eastElizabeth Cady Stanton House
phone: (315) 568-2991

Home of an organizer of the First Women's Rights Convention
Lock CS-2/3 wall
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 miles from Canalway Trail.
8.55westTrinity Episcopal Church
phone: (315) 568-5145

1885 Gothic Revival church on the bank of the canal.
Seneca Falls Canal Harbor/Site visible from waterway.
0.2 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
8.75westSeneca Falls Historical Society Museum
phone: (315)-568-8412

Museum in a 19th Century Queen Anne style house.
Seneca Falls Canal Harbor
0.4 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.5 mile from Canalway Trail.
8.75west"It's a Wonderful Life" Museum
phone: (315) 568-5838

Museum dedicated to the movie in the town it was based.
Seneca Falls Canal Harbor
0.1 mile to heritage site

Bike path: 0.1 mile from Canalway Trail.
8.75westSeneca Museum of Waterways & Industry
phone: (315) 568-1510

Local canals and industry museum.
Seneca Falls Canal Harbor
100 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 0.3 miles from Canalway Trail.
8.75westWomen's Rights National Historic Park
phone: (315) 568-0024

Site of first Women's Rights Convention, and begining of the equality movement.
Seneca Falls Canal Harbor
0.15 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.2 miles from Cayuga-Seneca Canalway Trail.
8.77eastOld Cayuga-Seneca Canal Lock #5

Old Enlarged-era canal lock (9' lift), south wall. Part of currently operating Barge Canal.
integral to the site
0 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Canalway Trail.
8.84eastOld Knitting Mill
phone: (315) 568-8060

1844 Knitting Mill that now houses the National Women's Hall of Fame.
Seneca Falls Canal Harbor/Site visible from waterway.
150 feet to heritage site

Bike path: On Canalway Trail.
8.98westOld Cayuga-Seneca Guard Lock

Old Enlarged-era canal guard lock.
Seneca Falls boat ramp dock
50 feet to heritage site

Bike path: 0.2 miles from Canalway Trail.
9.02westFrank J. Ludovico Sculpture Trail

One-mile trail lined with women's rights themed sculptures.
Seneca Falls Canal Harbor
0.12 miles to heritage site

Bike path: Part of the Canalway Trail.
12.31westAmerican Civil War Memorial

Sculpture garden paying tribute to Civil War soldiers.
Lock CS-4 approach walls
200 feet to heritage site

 
12.45westNational Memorial Day Museum
phone: (315) 539-9611

Museum dedicated to Memorial Day in the community that started it all.
Oak Island Park
0.5 miles to heritage site

 
16.90westOld Cayuga-Seneca Canal Lock, Waterloo

Old Enlarged-era canal lock west wall. Part of currently operating Barge Canal.
No dock. Site visible from waterway.
 

 
17.54westSmith Opera House
phone: (315) 781-5483

Restored 1894 opera house still used as a performance venue.
Geneva public docks
0.4 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.4 miles from Seneca Lake State Park Trail.
17.54westGeneva Historical Society Museum
phone: (315) 789-5151

Museum of Geneva history in a 1829 brick house.
Geneva public docks
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.8 miles from Seneca Lake State Park Trail.
27.79eastSampson State Park Military Museum
phone: (315) 585-6392

Museum to honor the Navy and Air Force service personnel who served at Sampson.
Sampson State Park marina
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: Internal 1.7 mile trail.
52.74westInternational Motor Racing Research Center
phone: (607) 535-9044

A museum and archives documenting the history of motorsports.
Frog Hollow Marina
0.5 miles to heritage site

Bike path: 0.25 miles from Catherine Valley Trail.

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Cayuga-Seneca Canal; Cayuga Lake Spur
mileshoreHERITAGE SITEDOCK/BIKE PATH
17.78eastMorgan Opera House
phone: (315) 364-5437

Restored 1899 opera house still used as a performance venue.
Inns of Aurora docks
100 feet to heritage site

 

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OLD ALIGNMENT
HERITAGE SITE
Clutes Drydock
phone: (518) 371-6054

Old Enlarged-era (1852) drydock.
Whipple Bridge
phone: (518) 371-6054

Hightlight of Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve.
Lock #19: Niskayuna
phone: (518) 371-6054

Old Enlarged-era (1842) canal lock (8.4' lift)
Vischer Ferry General Store
phone: (518) 579-0195

Restored general store still in use.
Boonville Black River Canal Museum
phone: (315) 942-6763

Museum dedicated to an abandoned lateral canal.
Empire State Heritage Park/Erie Canal Village
phone: (315) 281-8181

A site along Clinton's Ditch and Enlarged-era alignments of the Erie Canal where original canal buildings still stand and reenactments are performed.
Canal Town Museum
phone: (315) 697-5002

A canal museum along the Enlarged-era alignment of the Erie Canal.
Chittenango Landing Canal Museum
phone: (315) 687-3801

Canal museum next to a preserved dry dock.
Old Erie Canal State Historic Park
phone: (315) 637-6111

A 36-mile stretch of the Enlarged-era alignment. Museums, interpretation stops and ruins throughout its length. Connects to Green Lakes State Park (camping, golf, beach, etc.).
Weighlock: Syracuse/Erie Canal Museum
phone: (315) 471-0593

Canal museum in a preserved weighlock building.
Camillus Erie Canal Park
phone: (315) 488-3409

Canal museum with a restored aqueduct. Boat rides along the old alignment.
Jordan Aqueduct

Old Enlarged-era (1845) Erie Canal aqueduct over Skaneateles Creek.
Centerport Aqueduct

Old Enlarged-era (1855) Erie Canal aqueduct over Cold Springs & North Brooks.
Port Byron Old Erie Canal Heritage Park

Old Enlarged-era (1851) Erie Canal Lock #52 (11.3' lift), south chamber double length.
Rochester Museum & Science Center
phone: (585) 271-4320

Science museum with a permenent Erie Canal model lock exhibit.

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